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Velos (D16) arrives at Naval Tradition Park

On 26 June 2002, Greek Velos (D16) , former Fletcher-class destroyer USS Charette (DD-581), anchors in the Naval Tradition Park at Palaio Faliro near Athens. Velos is regarded as still in commission.

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Gorch Fock I commissioned

On 26 June 1933, sail training ship 'Gorch Fock' was commissioned in to the German Navy.
Gorch Fock !, Stralsund, Germany

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Magni delivered

66 years ago today, on June 25 1955, Iceland's 'Magni' was delivered to the Port Authority of Reykjavik Harbor. 62 years later, on 25 June 2017, the Magni restoration group was officially established.
MuseumShip Magni, Reykjavik, Iceland

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HMS M33 commissioned

106 years ago today, on 24 June 1915, HMS M33 was commissioned, LCdr Quintin Bernard Preston-Thomas in command.
MuseumShip at National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, UK

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Hjejlen in service

160 years ago today, on 24 June 1861, SS Hjejlen entered service.
MuseumShip SS Hjejlen, Silkeborg, Denamrk
Here seen in 1974 at Himmelbergjet

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HMAS Vampire commissioned

62 years ago today, on 23 June 1959, Daring-class destroyer HMAS Vampire (D11) was commissioned at Sydney under the command of Captain Eric J Peel, DSC, RAN.
MuseumShip at Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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HMCS Onondaga (S73) commissioned

54 years ago today, on 22 June 1967 Oberon-class submarine HMCS Onondaga (S73) was commissioned at Chatham with LCdr Geoffrey Robert Meek, RCN in command.
MuseumShip at Site Historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père, Rimouski, QC, Canada

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HMAS Diamantina (F377) recommissioned

62 years ago today, on 22 June 1959 River-class frigate HMAS Diamantina (F377) was recommissioned Lt. Commander Bruce Gordon RAN in command.
MuseumShip at Queensland Maritime Museum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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HTMS Tachin decommissioned

21 years ago today, on 22 June 2000, Thai HTMS Tachin (PF-1) , former Tacoma-class patrol frigate USS Glendale (PF-36), was decommissioned. She is now a museum ship at the Thai Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.

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Scorpion (B-427) launched

50 years ago today, on 22 June 1971 Soviet Foxtrot Class Scorpion (B-427) was launched at Sudomekh Shipyard Leningrad.

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